Previz & Layout Artist

  • Contract
  • Dublin
  • Posted 2 months ago

Brown Bag Films

Brown Bag Films are a twice Oscar nominated animation company based in the heart of Dublin, Ireland!



The position of Previz and Layout Artist requires someone with several years experience in a similar role on broadcast or film projects. The position requires a solid generalist understanding of Maya’s Camera, Modelling & Animation tools.

Key Areas of responsibilities:

  • Establish geography, functionality and Layout of location assets by building proxy geometries and feeding these assets to Modelling.
  • Previz key animation sequences with an emphasis on camera, staging, timing and functionality of a sequence.
  • Work closely with the Directors on sequence layout and location blocking.
  • Set up cameras for shots and layout action for Animation.
  • Complete episodic camera notes when required.


  • 4+ years’ previous experience in the CG Industry in a relevant role.
  • Must have an understanding of visual storytelling for layout and composition.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of animation principles, camera set-up and proxy modelling in Maya.
  • Must have a good sense of pacing and timing in Animation
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail and quality.

 Personal requirements

  • Must be able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure.
  • Must be open to direction and able to embrace change.
  • excellent communication skills
  • attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast paced production environment


Please include a Show reel with your application